2017 Nissan Murano vs 2017 Honda CR-V

The crossover market is currently full of many capable and versatile models. Looking at the 2017 Nissan Murano vs the 2017 Honda CR-V will help crossover fans narrow down their choice of vehicle. Crossover models need to offer capable power and performance paired with a comfortable interior and ample storage space.

Both the 2017 Nissan Murano and the 2017 Honda CR-V are offered in multiple trim levels that each offer a different set of features that keep the driver and passengers comfortable, connected and safe. Both vehicles include a rearview camera as standard equipment and can be equipped with safety features like blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts and adaptive cruise control.

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2017 Nissan Murano VS 2017 Honda CR-V
3.5-liter V-6 Base Engine 2.4-liter four-cylinder
260 Max Horsepower 190
1 Engine Options 2
4 Trim Levels 5

2017 Nissan Murano, Honda CR-V Engine Options and Performance

Nissan and Honda take different routes when determining the power source for their crossovers. Nissan offers only one engine option on the Murano, while two engines are available on the new Honda CR-V. Even though it stands alone, the Murano’s base engine offers impressive performance. A 3.5-liter V-6, the engine gives drivers access to 260 horsepower while earning an estimated 21 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highways.

The two four-cylinder engine options offered on the 2017 CR-V are not able to match the pure power numbers available on the Murano, but they each provide specific benefits. Standard equipment on the CR-V includes a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 184 horsepower. For more power, the 2017 CR-V can be equipped with a new turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder that pushes the horsepower up to 191. The smaller engines offered on the CR-V to offer better fuel economy estimates than the Murano’s V-6.

Both vehicles can be equipped with continuously variable transmissions (CVT). A CVT helps maximize engine performance by eliminating interruptions caused by a conventional transmission shifting between gears.

The 2017 Nissan Murano and 2017 Honda CR-V each offer drivers a different set of benefits. If you would like to learn more about these vehicles, the best thing to do is take each one for a test drive. We would be happy to help show you each of these great crossovers at Continental Motors. Stop by and visit us today.

2017 Nissan Murano side
2017 Nissan Murano interior
2017 Honda CR-V side red
2017 Honda CR-V interior